The Facebook company is one of the top social networking companies worldwide with a massive following. This area highlights headlines causing a stir in the media, revealing any news or upcoming features that may affect or improve your experience.

Facebook App Developers Sold User Data...Shock!

In a story that seems to have surprised nobody except Facebook, the developers of some applications for the world's largest and most popular social networking website have been selling user details, harvested […]

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Block Updates from friends Showing Up In The Facebook News Feed

The news feed display updates and new posts made by Facebook friends and groups / pages that you like. The page updates a lot if your friend count goes up and also […]

Facebook Buys Drop.io, Shuts It Down

If you cannot do it yourself, or if it costs to much to do it, buy someone else who already does it. Many big players on the Internet handle new projects or […]

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Facebook Disconnect, Block Communication Between Websites And Facebook

Whenever you visit a website, it may happen that the website connects to other sites. By doing so, it may reveal information about you to the sites it connects to. A popular […]

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Facebook Displaying Name New Computer On Every Log In

I'm not a regular on Facebook especially since I switched to the latest nightly releases of Firefox 4 which appear to have a problem with Facebook and the NoScript add-on. Lots of […]

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Bing And Facebook Merge Search And Social

Mashups. Everyone seems to think that people love mashups. Not really sure where this came from but we have to live with the consequences. Facebook and the Bing search engine yesterday announced […]

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Facebook Improves Security: One-Time Login and Remote Logout

So called one-time logins, single-use codes or temporary passwords seem to be one of the latest trends in web security. Hotmail has been offering its single-use codes feature for some time now, […]

Windows Phone 7 Sync for Mac coming by end 2010

Update: Microsoft has renamed the Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac application to Windows Phone app for Mac. Mac users can download the program for their operating system from the Windows Phone […]

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FB-Secure, Configure Facebook Application Rights During App Installation

Facebook applications can request rights to access user information during installation. While all will request basic information, some require additional access rights for their functionality. Others however may request additional rights even […]

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Facebook Toolbar

Update: The Facebook Toolbar appears to have been discontinued. It is no longer available and there is no alternative available. Many Internet users dislike toolbars which largely comes from the fact that […]

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Facebook Translate Extension For Firefox

Facebook is a global village. It is quite possible to have friends from different countries who sometimes post status updates in their native language. That's a problem if you don't understand the […]

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Facebook Adds Download Your Information Feature

News is just in that Facebook has added a new feature to allow users to download profile information to the local computer. The feature is called download your information, and available from […]

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Facebook Videos Not Working, How To Fix

Videos on Facebook are highly popular. That popular, that Facebook just took the second place in the world's largest Internet video hosting listing, just behind YouTube and in front of any other […]

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Facebook Adds Remote Logout Feature

Not logging out can be a huge privacy risk, especially on public computers but also on other computer systems that multiple users have access to. Why is that? Because everyone accessing the […]

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Facebook Places, New Location Based Service

Facebook has been working on a location based service for quite some time now. Yesterday they revealed the new Facebook service Places at their mystery press event. Facebook Places is an location […]

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Facebook 'dislike' scam

Many users of the social networking site Facebook have long been asking for a dislike button and now it looks like they've got what they were asking for... or have they?  Be […]

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Failed Facebook Login Attempts Reveal Private Information

Facebook does not seem to come to rest these days when it comes to privacy. A new bug was discovered on Wednesday by researcher Atul Agarwal, which allowed anyone to match an […]

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How To Add An RSS Feed To A Facebook Page

Facebook, love it or hate it. I never really used the social networking site much; not my thing to share quizzes, games and all the other things users share on the site. […]

Outlook / Facebook Social Connector out today

Microsoft is going to release the Facebook social connector for Outlook later today according to Neowin.  The connector allows you to integrate your Facebook contacts into Outlook to view things like their status […]

Facebook agrees to "Panic Button"

After many months of pressure, social networking site Facebook has agreed to put a panic button for children and teenagers, according to the BBC. The button will reports abuse to the UK […]

Facebook leads third-party log-ins

In the last year or so there's been an explosion in sites allowing you to use a third-party login to access their services.  Every major company except for Microsoft has so far […]

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Flickr Now Integrates Natively Into Facebook

One problem with that many popular sites out there on the Internet is that of data redundancy. Facebook users who also have a Flickr account had that problem in the past. If […]

Facebook Login Ranking Problems Return In Google Search

Remember the story on Read Write Web that was called "Facebook Wants to Be Your One True Login"? It causes some controversy back then because it made the popular web blog rank […]

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Facebook Photo Zoom

Facebook Photo Zoom is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser that makes it a lot easier to view larger versions of photos posted on Facebook. Even better, it does so […]

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Facebook Privacy Scanner

Update: The service and the bookmarklet are not available anymore. Facebook has created a Privacy Checkup tool which you can use directly on the site. To launch it click on the icon […]

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Openbook Is A Public Facebook Updates Search Engine

Openbook is a search engine that can be used by anyone to search Facebook Updates. The recent Facebook Search api changes have made the search engine possible. The goal of the Facebook […]

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Receive Notifications If Someone Else Logs Into Your Facebook Account

Facebook's popularity makes it a prime target for hackers, phishers and other malicious people on the Internet who try to steal login information, invade your privacy or do other malicious things with […]

Facebook Pulls Chat To Fix Another Privacy Hole

Facebook feels like privacy hell. Not a single week goes by without reports of new privacy problems on the popular social networking site. The latest was published on Techcrunch Europe just yesterday. […]

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How To Block People On Facebook

I have recently started to increase the time I spend on Facebook, not because I'm really fond of social networking sites but because I like to get a deeper understanding of it. […]

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What Does Facebook Reveal About You?

Facebook privacy has been in the news lately with many users thinking that the privacy settings on the site are too darn complicated, and also hidden deep inside the settings. As a […]

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Disable Facebook's Instant Personalization Feature

The Web in 2010 seems to be all about personalization. First we got search engine personalization and now we get Facebook's Instant Personalization feature introduced a few days ago at the F8 […]

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Norton Safe Web For Facebook

Norton Safe Web is an url scanning service offered by Norton, a company that is owned by security company Symantec. It scans websites and urls, and displays possible threats found on those […]

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Facebook Displays A Blank Page On Load

Panic! Facebook is not loading. I just encountered something that Facebook users probably experience from time to time when they try to access Facebook. I tried to open the Facebook website directly […]

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How To Delete Facebook Applications

I'm not a very active Facebook user. Got my account just like anyone else on this planet but do not log in more than once a week or so as I mainly […]

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Microsoft And Facebook Launch Docs.com

Many Internet users who want to view and edit documents online use Google Docs to do so. There are other services besides Google Docs, but none that can compete with Google's service […]

Facebook Lite Discontinued

Update: Facebook has released Facebook Lite for Android, a mobile application that promises better performance when connected to 2G or in areas with bad network reception. Facebook some time ago offered their […]

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Facebook Friends Checker

Keeping track of all your Facebook friends can be a problem if you have a lot of them. We are not talking about a few dozens but hundreds or even thousands of […]

Facebook Password Reset Confirmation Scam

Popular software programs and online services are more likely to be targeted by malicious users than less popular services. Facebook is currently the most popular social networking service on the Internet, and […]

Facebook Updates In Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer users are limited when it comes to add-ons and extensions provided for the browser. This is especially noticeable when the selection of add-ons is compared to other web browsers like […]

Mafia Wars Autoplay

Mafia Wars is a very popular game on Facebook with thousands of players playing it at any given time of the day. It is a so called browser game in which the […]



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